TODAY, Dec. 8
Where: Kaiwiki Park
When: 1 p.m. Dec. 8
Details: Neighbors invited to semi-annual community meeting. Share information, concerns; socialize. Free soft drinks; bring potluck pupus.
Contact: Cindy Inoue, 961- 9277, firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE CHESS FUN DAY
Where: Pahoa Neigh. Facility
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 8
Details: The Big Island Chess Club hosts event every Saturday, except for holiday weekends. Club members offer free instruction for all ages. Yearly membership fee of $25 lets you play in USCF Tournament and get officially ranked.
Contact: Jim Lee, 982-9998, email@example.com
SUNDAY, Dec. 9
HPP FUGITIVE DUST
Where: HPP Activity Center
When: 3 p.m. Dec. 9
Details: The first meeting of the Hawaiian Paradise Park Fugitive Dust Committee will be held. Email questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Leilani Bronson, 345-2902, hppfugitivedust@ gmail.com
MONDAY, Dec. 10
Where: 335 Wailuku Drive
When: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 10
Details: Nominations, elections, stated meeting. Potluck at 5:30, meeting at 6:30 p.m. Regular meetings are third Monday of month, except in December; closed July-August.
Contact: Barbara, 966-8313, email@example.com
LELEIWI HOLIDAY POTLUCK
Where: Richardson Ocean Park
When: 6 p.m. Dec. 10
Details: Join friends and neighbors at the annual party. Bring a dish to share and listen to some music.
Contact: Jan Moon, 935-3475, firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY, Dec. 13
HAWAII PHOTO SHOOTERS
Where: 875 Komohana St., Hilo
When: 6 p.m. Dec. 13
Details: Digital photo club for beginners and mentors. Holiday potluck party. Bring dish to share, and slides to show; https://sites.google.com/site/ hawaiiphotoshooters/
Contact: Susan, 969-8258, email@example.com
FRIDAY, Dec. 14
UPW RETIREES TO MEET
Where: ‘Imiloa Sky Room
When: Noon Dec. 14
Details: Quarterly meeting, annual Christmas lunch. Sign up by Dec. 6 for the lunch.
Contact: Shirley Ito, 935-7396, firstname.lastname@example.org
MARINE CORPS LEAGUE MEETING
Where: Banjy’s Paradise Bar & Grill, Waikoloa
When: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 15
Details: Camp Tarawa Detachment invites public to meet honored guest Joan Ellis, an author visiting from New Zealand. She has written two books about the Marines in the 2nd Marine Division. These are the Marines who fought at Tarawa and were then brought to Hawaii Island to prepare for assaults on Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. Learn history of division prior to its arrival on the Big Island.
Contact: Kathy Painton, 880- 9880, email@example.com
HILO PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
Where: Kamana Senior Center
When: 7 p.m. Jan. 16
Details: Professional photographer Shinji Salmoraghi presents recent work in weddings, portraiture and fine art photos. David Dow will show photos of sea birds on Midway Island. Dow’s award-winning photos will be featured in a club exhibit in the lobby of Hilo Medical Center in 2013.
Contact: Mary Goodrich, 985- 7487, firstname.lastname@example.org